Out of hours medical cover is available when the surgery is closed.

This is provided by SouthDoc and can be contacted on 1850 335 999.

When you contact SOUTHDOC you will be asked by the member of SOUTHDOC staff for details of the patient, contact information and medical card details if applicable. If you have a medical card please ensure that you take it with you as otherwise you will be asked to pay for the visit.

The patient will be contacted by phone by a Triage Nurse from SOUTHDOC and assess the medical need from the information given. With this information you will either be offered advice if applicable or an appointment to attend SOUTHDOC, if the patient is too incapacitated to attend a house call will be offered or possible referral to the hospital.